- Height: 95m
- Pitches: 2
- Ascents: 12
- Description:© (kieranl)
A good climb all of the way. Finishing up Tales Of Brave Ulysses makes it even better.
Start on a platform below a seam about 30 metres right of the left edge of the face and 20 metres left of a deep line (Driftwood).
50m (17) Hard start into crack. When crack peters out step up to thread in flake at 10 metres (this bit is shared with 'Oedipus' Rex). Delicate climbing to left-leading diagonal flake line. Follow these, then straight up to join 'Hot Flap'. Belay on small ledge when the rope runs out.
- Ethic: inherited from Arapiles
Mount Arapiles is first and foremost a trad climbing area. The few sport climbs tend to be in the higher grades where no natural pro is available.
Bolting, particularly retro-bolting, is discouraged and should only be undertaken after extensive consultation with the local climbers, first ascensionists, etc. Inappropriately placed bolts have been chopped.
Do not chip the rock.
Look after the park.
Stick to the paths.
Don't disturb the wildlife.
Routes near peregrine falcon nesting sites are closed in the spring.
Minimise the impact of your camping (fuel stoves not fires, take your rubbish with you, etc).
First Ascent: Hugh Foxcroft, Peter Watling & Nick Reeves (alt), 1979
Located in Left Watchtower Face approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|17||A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
|17 *||ACA Route Register|
Overall quality score: 61%
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